North-East

  • Mokokchung bids farewell to two outgoing officers
    DC Mokokchung Lithrongla addresses during the farewell function of outgoing ADC Asenla Keitzar (Left) and EAC Arikumba (Right) on August 4. (DIPR Photo)  Mokokchung, August 4 (DIPR): A farewell program was held at DC’s Conference Hall, Mokokchung on August 3, where Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung, Staff and Dobashis bade farewell to outgoing officers ADC, Asenla Keitzar and EAC, Arikumba.The outgoing Officers in their speech mentioned their gratitude to the Staff, Dobashis a
  • Naga Hospital Kohima achievements at glance
    Kohima, AugUST 4(MExN): The Naga Hospital Authority Kohima- the premier hospital of Nagaland which caters to all categories of patients has been the focus of discussion when it comes to providing health care from different sections of the society.It has been the endeavor of the Hospital Authority to upgrade its different delivery system in spite of constraints from various angles.Some of the achievements of NHAK after ISO certification in December 2010 includes- commencement of operati
  • Sadar Hill talks fail to break impasse in Manipur
    Imphal |August 4 : Talks between the state government of Manipur and representatives of the agitating Sardar Hills District Demand Committee (SHDDC) today failed to bring any solution to the ongoing impasse. However, there is a development in the talk as the Sardar Hills District Demand Committee (SHDDC) will convene a public meeting on Friday at Kangpokpi regarding the conditions put up by the state government in today's meeting before the SHDDC leaders.Disclosing to Newmai News Netwo
  • Violence continue over Sardar Hills blockade
    Imphal | August 3 : Even as the demand for Sadar Hill district has been scaled up from a 7-day economic blockade that began July 31 midnight to an indefinite general strike beginning Wednesday, five vehicles were torched by blockade supporters at several places on National Highways 39 and 53.The first incident occurred at about 4 am at Keithelmanbi on National Highway 39. An I-20 Hyundai car bearing registration no AS 02G-4470, owned by a commandant of 34th CRPF battalion was torched b
  • Customers duped by fraud company rise to 358
    (1) Items confiscated from a store located at Burma Camp in Dimapur . The items were mostly household items worth around Rs 1.5 lakhs. (2) Trade License issued by the Dimapur Municipal Council to a fraud company. (3) A Registration Certificate under Nagaland  VAT Rules 2005 issued by the Assistant Commissioner of Tax. (4) One of the lists that has particulars of articles seized by the Dimapur police. DIMAPUR, AUGUST 3 (MExN): The total number of people duped by a fraud company 
  • Manipur paralyzed for 12 hrs; effigies of Ibobi, Chidambaram, Muivah burnt
    Indian security personnel watch as forensic experts inspect the site after a bomb exploded at a busy market in Imphal, Manipur on Monday, August 1. (AP Photo) Imphal | August 3 : A 12-hour shut down across Manipur called by All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) against the terror blast on Monday at Sangakpham in Imphal completely paralyzed normal life in the state. The day passed off peacefully barring incidents of small private vehicles being damaged by strike supporters in Im
  • REGION Briefs
    NU commerce dept informsKohima, August 3 (MExN): The department of commerce, Nagaland University Kohima has released the list of candidates seeking admission to M.Com programme for the session 2011-2013. The candidates who have already submitted application forms have been asked to come and check their names on the department notice board during office hours. The selected candidates for admission to M.Com programme 2011-2013 have been asked to come for the interview along with their or
  • MPC flays July 30 incident
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): The Mokokchung Press Club (MPC) has flayed the July 30 incident where two members of the Dimapur press fraternity were robbed by unidentified miscreants.  Concerning the incident, the MPC in a press note issued by the president and secretary of MPC, Limalenden Longkumer  and Sashimeren Jamir stated that it strongly question the “lackadaisical attitude” of the Dimapur police who are giving a wrong message to the miscreants and emboldening
  • Certificate Course on First Aid conducted
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): Keeping in mind the importance of the first responders in any unforeseen event and to impart life saving techniques to them, the Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland State Branch has successfully conducted a Certificate Course on First Aid for 25 police personnel from North Police Station, Kohima, South Police Station, Kohima, Tseminyu Police Station and Chiephobozou Police Station, on July 22 and 23 at Red Cross Conference Hall, Kohima.A press note received her
  • Peace Clubs participate in Cleanliness Drive
    Peace Channel members from different schools in Mokokchung participated in mass social work Organized by Mokokchung Municipal Council. Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): The Peace Channel members of different schools in Mokokchung participated at the mass social work Organized by Mokokchung Municipal Council on Saturday where 78 Peace Club members from Nivukhu School, Queen Mary Hr. Sec. School, Edith Douglas Hr. Sec. School and Govt. Middle School came forward in the cleanliness programme
  • Pfutsero bids farewell to ADC
    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 3 (MExN): A farewell programme of the outgoing ADC Pfutsero, Kewekha Mero was held on 28th July 2011. The programme was chaired by Mr.Senokha Losou, Advisor, Pfutsero Town Council (PTC) and invocation was pronounced by Rev.Dr.N.Chiero, Pastor Pfutsero Town Baptist Church. Presents were given to the ADC and his wife who also attended the function. In his farewell speech, Mr. K.Mero expressed gratitude to all the Head of Departments, GBs, Colony Chairman(s), Pfutsero Town
  • AR recruitment rally from September 14
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): The Assam Rifles Recruitment rally will be held at Dimapur (Nagaland) from September 14 onwards for enrolment of male candidates from Nagaland State and to fill 67 vacancies. A press note issued by Rajeev Dong, Wing Commander Retd, Deputy Director of Rajya Sainik Board Kohima stated that the eucational qualifications are Matric and above. Age between 18 to 23 years. Eligible and willing candidates are to apply in the prescribed form with DD Rs 50/- and self ad
  • NPF Wokha Div consultative meet held
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): A consultative meeting of the NPF Wokha Division officials and Youth Wing officials along with the Legislature from Wokha division was held on July 27, at Hotel Japfu, Kohima.NPF, Wokha Division General Secretary LM Kikon in a press release stated that the meeting deliberated at length about the various activities of NPF Wokha division and resolved to strengthen the party at all levels in the division. It also resolved to undertake a ‘Reach Out’ to
  • Disaster Response training held
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): A three days training programme on Disaster Response for Red Cross Volunteers and Members of the Youth Red Cross  was held from July 25 to 27 at the Conference Hall, Red Cross Complex, Kohima. The training programme was organized by the Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland, in collaboration with the National Disaster Response Force, Guwahati and the Home Guards and Civil Defence, Kohima District, Nagaland.The training programme commenced on July 25 with the
  • Farewell programme for outgoing officers held at Wokha
    Dimapur, August 3 (DIPR): A farewell programme in honour of the five outgoing Administrative Officers namely Athel O.Lotha ADC, Vyasan R. (IAS) ADC, Kikumsungla EAC transfer on promotion, Renbeni Ngullie EAC transfers on promotion and Zuring Madeliang EAC (Jud.) was held on July 29, 2011 at the DC’s Conference Hall Wokha.Deputy Commissioner Wokha, Rovilatuo Mor speaking during the farewell function expressed his thankfulness to all the out going officers for extending their full
  • Three dead as economic blockade turns ugly on NH 39
    Trucks were either burnt down or they skidded off the road along the NH-39 in Manipur on the second day of Sardar Hill District Demand Committee (SHDDC) sponsored 7-day economic blockade on Tuesday, August 2, as seen in the pictures. (NNN Photo) Imphal | August 2 : Three “blockade supporters” were rammed over on Tuesday by an oil tanker at Kanglotambi on the second day of the week long economic blockade imposed by Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) on th
  • Student body slams PWD over NH 39 condition
    Dimapur, August 2 (MExN): The Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) has slamed the Manipur PWD over the condition of NH 39. Stating that the NH-39 continues to rot and remain in deplorable condition, the recent visit of PWD/Works Minister to Maram and suggesting a ‘diversion of the NH-39 remains a doubtful initiative’. Stating by records, SDSA for many years had relentlessly struggled and cried for improvement of the main lifeline NH-39 with numerous historie
  • REGION Briefs
    GTC to represent Assam in national Chess champOur CorrespondentKohima | August 2Unmilita Das and Mayurakshi Das of GTC Chess Foundation will represent Assam in the forthcoming 25th National under 9 (boys & girls) Chess Championship 2011 at Bhuvneshwar, Orissa from August 5 to 14, 2011.  According to GTC Director, Bisawjit Bharadwaj, the best two player from All Assam Chess championship Unmilita and Mayurakshi will represent the state in the said championship. The 2010 winners
  • Adhoc teachers regret SE’s bogus teachers
    Dimapur, August 1 (MExN): Serving ad-hoc teachers today lamented that the School Education department would regularize bogus teachers while sidelining ad-hoc teachers. The All Nagaland Ad-hoc Teachers’ Union today demanded that the department justify the legitimate rights of the ad-hoc teachers and should complete the regularization within the stipulated period.   The union decried what it called the sluggish processing of ‘file’ of ad-hoc teachers seeking r
  • Timber Rush
    Labourer’s load timer into a goods train at Dimapur train station to be transported to the national capital on Monday, August 1 . Large number of timbers from the rich forest of the north eastern states are transported to the mainland for industrial and carpentry use. (Caisii Mao Photo)